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Energy Self-Sufficiency in an Urban Environment

2018/8/18 meeting Some of the members of Blackpool Makerspace have been considering undertaking one or more energy self-sufficiency based projects with reference to a Blackpool Town-House. Water recycling, Solar hot water generation, Solar electric generation, wind generation of electricity, other … Continue reading

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Jon travels from New Zealand to attend the Blackpool LUG

Les, Tony and Jon –    The Screaming Penguins together again…..    

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AGM Summary

Attending: Mike, Tony, Les, Jeff, Mark, Dave and Josh. Mike Hull was re-elected as Chairman, Mike Hewitt was re-elected as secretary and Tony Hughes was re-elected as Treasurer. The Treasurers report indicated the club finances were in reasonable shape with a … Continue reading

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Annual General meeting 2018

  It is time for an Annual General Meeting. It is proposed we hold the AGM on Saturday 23 June 2018 at 10am. It would be great if as many as possible members and friends can attend to voice their … Continue reading

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MINIX — The most popular OS in the world, thanks to Intel

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Craft Council Make:Shift:Do -28/10/2017

First tests of the light box. When taking pictures for photogrammetry use, shadowless lighting is helpful. We are using a Raspberry pi and camera here which will be exchanged for a pi zero with wifi later to get rid of … Continue reading

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2017-10-21 Build day

Today we opened 10.00 until 17.00 to prepare for our open day next weekend (27th and 28th). We are running a Make:Shift:Do open day event in association with the Craft Council on Friday 27th October from 17.00 until 21.00 and … Continue reading

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